GDPR - General Data Protection Regulations

 

From 25th May 2018, the DPA 1998 will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation which is often referred to as the “GDPR”.  Although many of the principles will remain the same as the DPA 1998, there will be some important changes which will affect schools

The GDPR require public authorities and businesses to identify the lawful basis for storing personal data, audit information we already hold and take a ‘data protection by design and default’ approach to personal data.    

We take data protection very seriously at Holwell Primary School.   In line with GDPR requirements, we have already appointed a Data Protection Officer to oversee our approach to data management and protection.   

Our Data Protection Officer is: 

Miss Julia Riley (Chair of Governors). If you would like to contact the DPO please email dpo@holwell.herts.sch.uk 

In order to ensure that we comply with the new regulations, we are reviewing our current policies and practices. We have already updated our privacy notices in line with the new requirements and have developed a GDPR Policy.  These can be found below:

Holwell Privacy Notice Parents Carers

Holwell Privacy Notice Pupils

GDPR Data Protection Policy (Draft)